Benzodiazepines (often referred to as “Benzos”) are a class of drugs primarily used for treating anxiety. Abuse of this class of drugs can lead to Benzodiazepines Addiction.
Beyond anxiety treatment, benzodiazepines may also be prescribed and used to treat seizures, convulsions, and insomnia. Benzodiazepines addiction reduce the activity of nerves in the brain and spinal cord by enhancing the effects of the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric (GABA.)
Benzodiazepine withdrawal can be fatal, so seeking to detox from benzodiazepines should always be done under medical supervision.